The Agile Inception Deck Template
<Your project name> <Your sponsors>
Why are we here? • Important reason #1 • Important reason #2 • Important reason #3 <#1 reason for doing this project>
The elevator pitch • For [target customer] • who [statement of need or opportunity] • the [project name] • is a [product category] • that [key benefit, compelling reason to buy]. • Unlike [primary competitive alternative] • our project [statement of primary differentiation].
Product box <product name> fun picture <slogan> <benefit #1> <benefit #2> <benefit #3>
Your project community <community#3> Your core team <team#2> <group#1> Everyone else ! ... is always bigger than you think!
Technical solution • Technologies: • <language> • <libraries> • <tools> • <technology> Danger! Out of scope
What keeps us up at night • <scary thing #1> • <scary thing #2> • <scary thing #3>
How big is this thing? Ship it! Construction UAT Training ~3months 1 wk 1 wk This is a guess. Not a commitment.
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The first release Ship it! Construction UAT Training ~3months 1 wk 1 wk 3 people, 3 ½ months, $250K
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